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Live Updates: London Court Holds Fourth Day of Hearings on Assange's Extradition - Video

The first part of the hearing on the extradition of the WikiLeaks founder to the United States, held this week, is expected to end on Friday, and the second one is scheduled for May.

The fourth day of hearings in Julian Assange's extradition is being held on Thursday at the Woolwich Crown Court. According to American law, he is facing 175 years of prison over the 2010 leak of classified materials linked to alleged US war crimes during military campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq.

The Australian was arrested in April 2019 after spending seven years in asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy. He stressed that another case against him, which caused the arrest was just a pretext to send him to the US.

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Former whistleblower Clive Ponting, senior civil servant MOD, who revealed that the UK sank an Argentinian ship as it was sailing away during the Falklands War, has just told Craig Murray:

"On day one of the trial, the judge allowed him to be released from the dock and sit with his lawyers on the ground that, even though it was a national security case, he was no threat".

This information is being passed on to the defence team to present to the judge as a precedent for her to permit the same for Assange.

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